How to verify whether a website is legitimate or not?:

martes, 31 de mayo de 2016

Massive Ransomware campaign of compromised Joomla based sites targeting to Endesa customers

Endesa is the largest electric utility company in Spain. Recently it has been discovered a ransomware campaign using a fake invoice of a huge amount to pay, in order to trick users to verify it. A clever social engineering move.

More details and the full list of domains involved can be checked in the CSIRT-CV alert.

The interesting part of this new Ransomware campaign is that most of the domains hosting the malicious scripts are based on the popular Joomla CMS.

hxxp://endesa-clientes .com / not available
hxxp://yamg.endesa-clientes .com / not available
hxxp://www.endesa-clientes. net /not available
hxxp://ojj.endesa-clientes .com / not available
hxxp://wtde.endesa-clientes. com / not available
hxxp://y2l6.endesa-clientes. com / not available
hxxp://rogaska-crystal. com / report
hxxp://itlearning. ma / not available
hxxp://nrmac. org / not available
hxxp://craferscottages. com. au / report
hxxp://sigortaci .net / report
hxxp://quality-managers. org / report
hxxp://tendearteplast. com / report
hxxp://gettingmarried .ie / report
hxxp:// / report
hxxp://tl6q.procura-italia. net / not available
hxxp://qln.myenel24. net / not available
hxxp://qln.myenel24. org / not available
hxxp://swisshalley-sale. ru / report (the only old Wordpress based)
hxxp://heroes-of-the-middle-ages. ru / report
hxxp://y2l6.endesa-clientes. com / not available
hxxp://securitysolutionshow. it / not available
hxxp:// / not available
hxxp://asge .ru / report
hxxp://ensarkarot. com / report
hxxp://faam. com / report
hxxp:// uk / report
hxxp://ipecho. net / report
hxxp://ultimchem. com report

Based on the compromises sites, it seems this campaign is leveraging the critical vulnerability CVE-2015-8562.

martes, 24 de mayo de 2016

How to spot a FAKE website

There are several tips about how to check whether a website is FAKE or not, but all of them require 8 different manual checks or even more.

Do not wast your time: just use to know with just 1 click whether a website is FAKE or not.

Let's take for example this website:

which was automatically flagged as FAKE by

but as long as the FAKE website is online has been able to lure to dozens of unsuspected users, and counting, as you can check it out in the below blog post created by some victim to raise awareness about the aforementioned FAKE site.

"If any of the victims would have check it out previously the website address in, they would have discovered that website is not safe to do business with."

" If you do not trust on a website, desenmsacaralo (unmask it) to see what is behind it "